BREAKING: 4.0 Earthquake in Maine Felt in Boston Area
The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 4.0 shake near Lake Arrowhead, Maine
Small tremors were felt in the Greater Boston area after a 4.0 magnitude Earthquake near Lake Arrowhead, Maine Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7:12 p.m. according to MEMA (Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency).
The epicenter of the quake was about 92 miles from Boston.
For more information about tectonic activity in New England, check out the US Geological Survey's information page.
Gov. Deval Patrick had this to say on the earthquake.
"Many Massachusetts residents felt the effects of an earthquake tonight," he said. "According to MEMA, which is monitoring events and has briefed me, the quake was centered some 30 miles outside of Portland, Maine. So far, we have no reports of injury or damage in Massachusetts. MEMA will continue to monitor the situation closely. Residents should use caution if they encounter any damage and take a minute to check in on neighbors, family and friends."
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